Financial Controller

  OXUS Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 689
Date Posted:Mar 2, 2011
Closing Date:Mar 14, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About OXUS Afghanistan:


OXUS Afghanistan started Operation in 2005 under support of ACTED, a development and relief NGO, which is operating in twenty five Countries of the world, and Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA). Currently, OXUS Afghanistan has a portfolio of over AFN 816 million with an outreach of about 22,000 customers managed through 19 Branches, 10 provinces. OXUS Afghanistan is a part of OXUS Group, a global network of Microfinance Institutions created by ACTED, a leading international NGO operating in 25 countries. OXUS Afghanistan was created with funding from the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA), a Government Apex agency set up by international donors in 2003 in order to develop and support the microfinance sector in Afghanistan. OXUS Afghanistan Provides conventional and Islamic financing. OXUS -Afghanistan has individual and group lending which helps Afghan people have access to finance. OXUS-Afghanistan provides financing for youth and women as women improvement process and support them for better access to finance.

Job Summary:


Duties & Responsibilities:


Key areas of responsibilities
Control the costs of OXUS Afghanistan;
Review and control reports submitted by Branches and check their compliance with finance procedures;
Provide financial training to Branch Finance Officers

Detailed job description
Under the supervision of the Financial Manager, the Financial Controller will be responsible for achieving the following objectives and will have the following responsibilities:
Cost control
•Control all expenses in all branches and make sure they are in line with finance procedures and authorized allowances;
•Control all running fuel, communication, food, energy, office maintenance and office supplies expenses;
•Propose effective solutions for reducing the costs of OXUS;
•Develop financial indicators for the management to effectively review the profitability of branches;

•Control daily cash count reports and cash reconciliations submitted by branches;
•Control monthly cash requests;
•Verify all the cost control documents sent by the branches;
•Verify inventories and check fixed assets in the branches;
•Check accounting documents, accounting entries and correct allocation of expenses;
•Work with internal audit team on the remediation of all financial weaknesses identified;
•Contribute to the improvement of OXUS finance procedures.
•Travel regularly to the branches to provide training to finance officers;
•Identify weaknesses of finance staff and propose training plans in order to improve their capacity;

Job Requirement:

•A Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Economics;
•Understanding of financial statements and financial analysis;
•3 to 5 years experience in finance or Accounting;
•Good knowledge of double entry-accounting;
•Advanced computer skills;
•Fluency in English and Dari with strong written and verbal communication skills in both language;

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